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Adam Le

Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.
hired
The hire is in the bank's private funds group which sits within a larger group focusing on financial sponsors and sovereign wealth fund coverage.
knight
The niche strategy is coming into its own, as it did back in the global financial crisis.
horse
Whitehorse Liquidity Partners is a rising star of the preferred equity market, led by one of the industry’s most charismatic figures. What’s behind its success? A strategy treated as ‘genius’ by some and with wariness by others.
tax
Sponsors considering running secondaries processes on their funds should be aware of potential pitfalls that can hit carried interest and scupper deals.
life saver, rescue
The GP-led secondaries market has long touted itself as a creative panacea for managers and LPs; in this challenging period it’s time to step up to the plate.
sale
David Larsen, a managing director at Duff & Phelps, says investors should seek guidance from their GPs as to likely discounts.
rain cloud, threat
The coronavirus pandemic is one of multiple threats to manager-initiated deals, which accounted for around one-third of total secondaries market volume last year.
Sunbeam through the black stormy cloud, silver lining
Individual portfolio companies may now need an injection of capital via secondaries processes, say lawyers from the legal firm.
coronavirus
Secondaries dealmaking is particularly vulnerable due to the way portfolios are priced and the global nature of underlying portfolios.
singapore
The Singapore-based appointment comes amid a rise in Asian sellers of secondaries stakes, which more than doubled to 22% of global volume last year.
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